President & CEO, Veterans Expeditionary Media (www.veteransinc.com), Brian Iglesias enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1995 and worked his way up to the rank of staff sergeant before attending film school at Temple University. Upon graduation, he was commissioned a second lieutenant, and attended requisite officer training before meeting his unit in combat. He deployed twice to Iraq as an infantry platoon commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines. He then deployed for operations in the Pacific before returning home to develop infantry training programs that have been implemented Marine Corps-wide. After 13 years of active duty, Iglesias joined the reserves, and currently holds the rank of major.
Brian has over ten years of experience from development through post-production on feature films, commercials, web content, live music events, and graphic novels. Since forming Veterans Expeditionary Media in 2009, he has produced four feature films, two graphic novels, and co-produced the New York City Veterans Day Parade for television. His company’s latest film, the Korean War documentary CHOSIN, was released in theaters, on television, DVD and VOD – and will also be retold as a graphic novel and animated feature film. Iglesias is a member of the Producers Guild of America.